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Charles Colgate Abbe
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1849
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1917
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

CHARLES COLGATE ABBE, son of George Waldo and Charlotte (Colgate) Abbe, born in New York City, February 12, 1849.

He is a civil and mecharaical engineer and inventor, and resides in New Haven, Conn.

Married (1) in New London, Conn., July 28, 1875, ADDIE G. POTTS of New London, born January 17, 1850; died in Des Moines, Iowa, January 17, 1884.

Married (2) in Des Moines, Iowa, October 28, 1885, MINNIE HOLMES SPRING of Brockport, N. Y., born April 3, 1856, in New York City.

Children by first wife
George Christopher Abbe, b. June 8, 1876, in Washington, D. C.
Helen Louise Abbe, b. Dec. 28, 1877, in Washington, D. C.
Grosvenor Abbe, b. April 10, 1880, in Washington

Child by second wife
Mary Lathrop Abbe, b. March 21, 1888

"He was a civil and mechanical engineer and an inventor. He resided in New Haven, Connecticut. He died at Bailey Island, Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine of angina pectoris (3 years duration). [vital records, maine]"
Courtesy of Judith_Shellenbarger 14 Jul 2008 
Family links: 
  George Waldo Abbe (1811 - 1879)
  Charlotte Colgate Abbe (1817 - 1885)
  Adelaide Grosvenor Potts Abbe (1850 - 1884)*
  George Christopher Abbe (1876 - 1949)*
  Helen Louise Abbe (1878 - 1946)*
  Grosvenor Abbe (1880 - 1883)*
  Mary Lathrop Abbe Campbell (1888 - 1965)*
  Cleveland Abbe (1838 - 1916)*
  Walter Abbe (1841 - 1924)*
  William Colgate Abbe (1843 - 1879)*
  Charles Colgate Abbe (1849 - 1917)
  Robert Waldo Abbe (1851 - 1928)*
  Helen Abbe Howson (1853 - 1925)*
  Harriet Colgate Abbe (1855 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Green-Wood Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Gone Too Soon
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
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Charles Colgate Abbe
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Charles Colgate Abbe
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Charles Colgate Abbe
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